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Paralympics: Vinod Kumar Wins Men's Discus Bronze, Sets New Asian Record

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  • Aug 29, 2021;
India's Vinod Kumar clinched a bronze medal in men's discus throw (F52) at the Tokyo Paralympics on Sunday. Vinod threw a best effort of 19.91m in the final to secure the bronze medal. He also set a new Asian record in the process. Piotr Kosewicz of Poland won the gold medal with an effort of 20.02m while Croatia's Velimir Sandor took silver with a throw of 19.98m. Vinod had started off the final with an attempt of 17.46m. He, however, kept improving his mark and managed to set the medal-winning mark in his fifth and penultimate attempt.